Welcome to Region IV
The 2019 Science Fair will be held on Saturday, March 9th at Somerville High School.


Congratulations to all the participants in the 2019 Region IV Science Fair. The top participants win prizes, and the top 42 students move on to the State Science and Engineering Fair at MIT in May.  The top project moves on to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, while the 2nd Place project is entered into a runoff against other regions to compete for an all expenses paid trip and entry in the International Science and Engineering Fair. This year's First place winner was Elizabeth Ding from Lexington High School with her project entitled Ultrasensitive detection of early cancer by ctDNA Sequencing with UMIs.
 Second Place was awarded to Albert Farah from Medford High School with his project: Modeling Mass Flow Distribution in a Multistage Rocket Concept Design.

Elizabeth Ding
Albert Farah
Elizabeth Ding
Albert Farah 

Both projects will move on to the Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair along with 40 other representatives of Region IV. 


Check
out all of the top projects on the 2019 Winners Page.
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The 2019 Massachusetts Region IV Science Fair, sponsored by the Tufts University, the Rotary Club of Somerville, Eni Gas (formally DistriGas) and the Somerville School District will be held in the Somerville High School Field House on Saturday, March 9th. The six Regional Science Fairs serve as qualifying competitions for the Massachusetts State Science Fair to be held at MIT in May. At the Region IV Competition the first 43 placements received over $5,000 in awards and advanced to the State Competition where the awards this year will total over $175,000. Are you a company or person interested in contributing to the Region IV Science Fair? If so check out the variety of ways that you can sponsor the Region IV Fair.

Please make sure all forms are completed where necessary. If you are not sure what needs to be done, visit our HOW TO ENTER section, or contact Chris Angelli in the Somerville High School Science Department.

We have a new How-To RESOURCES section to help you through your science fair experience including presentations from MSSEF and videos from the Archimedes Initiative (http://archimedesinitiative.org).

If you are ready and your school has registered for students to participate,
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE REGION IV FAIR ONLINE (registration will open in mid February)

For any questions regarding the Science Fair, contact Chris Angelli.

For more information about the Massachusetts State Science Fair visit http://www.scifair.com/


Mail SRC Forms to

Chris Angelli, SRC Chair
c/o Somerville High School
81 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02143